Media Outlet Availability on PR Efforts | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

One of the common refrains in the public relations industry is that PR is getting harder because there are fewer publications to pitch. Is this actually true? How would we know?

The 2020 List of Media Relations Best Practices Blog Posts | Business Wire Blog

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Earned media is considered some of the most valuable content an organization can generate. Earned media comes with a stamp of approval that brands cannot generate on their own. media relations

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32 Media Relations Tips to Maximize Your Coverage Opportunities | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

For the past 60 years, Business Wire has worked in conjunction with media outlets, large and small, around the globe. media relationsAs the world changes, so does journalism. In 2020, reporters and organizations are looking for more authentic stories to tell.

Visual Storytelling: Why PR Pros Should Own Earned Media Creation | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

If Public Relations teams are responsible for sharing and amplifying the company’s messaging, why are so many using marketing assets to supplement their outreach? The time has come for PR communicators to start creating their own visual content that appeals specifically to reporters and readers.

Quality vs. Quantity: Finding the Right Balance for Your Blog

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Blog quality and quantity will both impact your blog's success. Media BlogHere are some tips for finding the right balance.

Blogging Tips for PR Pros

PR Expanded

Fast forward almost ten years and blogging is so ubiquitous that not only are blogs supplanting traditional media channels as sources for breaking news, practically every single company I can think of has one. A good public relations professional will counsel their client to have a blog or content hub as a way to showcase thought leadership, earned media placements, company news, and announcements, and engage with fans and followers. Your blog is your community.

Hispanic, Latino/a, Latinx: Celebrating a Growing Cultural Heritage | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

education media relationsSince 1988, the United States has celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15-October 15. During this month, we honor the countless cultural and societal contributions of more than 60 million Hispanic Americans.

Tips for Promoting Your Blog Content Across Social Media Platforms

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The same content may not resonate with audiences on different social media platforms. Media BlogSo what works for each one?

How to Track Inbound Traffic from a Press Release | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

One of the biggest advantages is the high visibility the news releases we distribute receive within media and search spaces. There are many advantages of using Business Wire to distribute your press release.

From Germany to the United States, A Look at Today’s Media Landscape with Journalist Jan Wagner | Business Wire Blog

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public relations media relationsJan Wagner is a freelance financial journalist from Chicago who is based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Blogging isn’t Sexy but Done Well It Drives B2B Marketing Results [Study]

Sword and the Script

Nearly 80% of the 1,279 bloggers in the 7 th annual Orbit Media blogger survey say blogging drives some marketing results – and 25% say it draws “strong marketing results.” Effective blogs tend to publish longer posts The average blog post has been getting longer and longer.

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Tips & Tools to Help You Find Your Next Blog Post Topic

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Use these tips and tools to get an idea of what content your audience is looking for so that you can write blogs that provide value. Media Blog

If You Want Reporters to Pay Attention to Your Story, Here Are 5 Things You Must Do | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

public relations media relationsRecently, on a Business Wire webinar, I spoke to Lydia Dishman , Contributing Editor, Fast Company; Jefferson Graham , Tech Columnist, USA Today; and Anna Medaris Miller , Senior Heath Reporter, Business Insider on how they want to be pitched. You can view our conversation here.

10 essential PR blogs to read

PR Daily

However, some of the most thought-provoking commentary and helpful advice comes from PR professionals who publish their own blogs. Many of the blogs are well known and highly influential. Most PR and marketing professionals have their personal list of favorite industry blogs and online publications. The following is a list of favorite PR blogs, in no particular order. Feel free to keep this list as a resource to regularly revisit these blogs. Leading PR blogs.

Choosing Photos for Your Blog: 3 Copyright Rules to Know

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How do you find the right pictures for your blog without running afoul of copyright limitations and usage rights? Media Blog

Survey reveals some interesting insights into the business of blogging today

PR Warrior

Andy Crestodina (pictured) is co-founder of Orbit Media Studios. I’ve contributed a number of times and have always keen to see the results as Andy’s report provides a solid ‘pulse’ of the blogging fraternity globally. CHECK OUT THE FULL SURVEY HERE: Blogging Statistics and Trends: The… MORE. The post Survey reveals some interesting insights into the business of blogging today appeared first on PR Warrior | Trevor Young.

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5 Ways to Get More Blog Reads With Social Media

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While each component of your marketing strategy (email, PR, social media, blogs) should bring you results, it’s often better when two or more components work together. Take blogging and social media. You can write knock-’em-dead content, but without a push from other places, your blog may see little to no traffic on its own. Sprinkle in just a bit of social media magic, and suddenly you’re seeing shares of your content and more traffic on your blog.

Why Do You Need a Blog For Your Business Website?

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Deciding to start a blog for your website can be a dilemma for you as a business owner. In this article, we are going to discuss the pros of having a blog on your website. The post Why Do You Need a Blog For Your Business Website? Content Marketing Digital Media blogging

How to build a blog

Stephen Waddington

In the second Comms School session we explored third party and owned blogs, how to build a blog and post content, and making blogging a habit. The second session of Comms School got to grips with building a blog and making blogging a habit. We kicked off by reviewing some of the blogs posted by members of the Comms School community. Rachael Gordon Thanks to everyone who has joined us on a blogging journey. blogging

Three big lessons I’ve learned from 10 years’ blogging as PR Warrior

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I recently notched up 10 years blogging under the PR Warrior handle. equivalent of 7 years), then I’ve been at this social media and content marketing caper for 70 years! But seriously, blogging regularly since 2007 has allowed me to… MORE. The post Three big lessons I’ve learned from 10 years’ blogging as PR Warrior appeared first on PR Warrior | Trevor Young.

10 Reasons Why No One Is Reading Your B2B Blog

B2B PR Sense

Despite all your efforts, does your B2B blog get about as much traffic as a back alleyway? Low traffic is a frustrating challenge for any blog owner, and it might be tempting to throw in the towel -- but hear us out first! Don’t be too hasty to put the brakes on your B2B blogging efforts. Studies show that 69% of marketers plan to increase their use of blogging this year -- because it is so effective. So.What’s Holding Your B2B Blog Back? It's A New Blog.

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I wrote 1,087 Blog Posts, and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt

Ishmael's Corner

The post I wrote 1,087 Blog Posts, and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. To avoid taunts of “fake news,” allow me to clarify. I’ve dusted off the post from a year ago that commemorated the publishing of my 1,000th post. The odometer now reads 1,087.

8 blog topic treasure troves

PR Daily

You’ve committed to blogging and the deadline is looming, but the screen in front of you is blank. If you’re not sure what to write about, don’t fret; blog topics are everywhere. To show how easy it is to find blog topics for any business, let’s use a random word to find a theme. Let’s assume we’re promoting a baking company, blogging about cakes and baking. Blog topics from keyphrase research tools. Get ideas for posts from social media.

Binge Blogging: 30 Blog Posts in 30 Days

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What is binge blogging? Similar to binge watching, binge blogging is the practice of blogging more frequently than usual for a period of time. When I explained I was going to heavy up my blogging to a new acquaintance I met at a networking event, he asked if I was planning to post 3 or 4 times daily. If you’re blogging once a week, a binge could be posting 3 to 4 times a week for a month. My binge is a blog post a day for the next 30 days.

9 Blogs To Make You PR-Smart

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One of the best ways is to stay on top of key PR industry blogs as well as more general sites that offer a fresh take on business, creativity, and content. Why limit yourself to PR blogs when there’s a whole world of interesting stuff that can offer important information as well as increase specific skill sets? Blogs That Can Make You Smarter. Industry or Workplace Blogs. ” The blog is a reliable source of macro PR information and industry trends.

7 Best Marketing Blogs of 2019

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Luckily, we have seven of our top picks for the best marketing blogs of 2019 that’ll help you up your game! Blogs are purposeful, succinct and educational. By reading this blog, readers gain concrete ideas about the latest content strategies and examples from leading brands. Founded by Jay Baer in 2008, Convince & Convert consists of strategists of social media, content marketing, influencer marketing, word-of-mouth, and customer experience.

PR Aikido: 3 Techniques For Winning In The Media

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The modern communicator is watching everything that is happening in the media. 1) Measure the quality, not just quantity of your competitors’ media placements. 2) Don’t just track the placements, measure which articles are trending on social media. Blogs

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How Long Should a Blog Post be in 2019? [And Other Key Blogging Statistics You Should Know]

Sword and the Script

Writers that report success with blogging share the following characteristics: They are more likely to write longer or more in-depth content; They tend to spend six or more hours writing a post; They are 2.5 That’s according to the findings of the latest survey by Orbit Media, a web design company that has surveyed about 1,000 bloggers annually for the last several years. 1) How long should a blog post be? Today the average blog post is 1151 words.

10 essential PR blogs to read

PR Daily

However, some of the most thought-provoking commentary and helpful advice comes from PR professionals who publish their own blogs. Many of the blogs are well known and highly influential. Most PR and marketing professionals have their personal list of favorite industry blogs and online publications. The following is a list of favorite PR blogs, in no particular order. Feel free to keep this list as a resource to regularly revisit these blogs. Leading PR blogs.

Best Blogging Tips For PR Professionals

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

But good, crisp writing is only part of what makes a blog well-read and shareable. There are some do’s and don’ts that can make the difference between a blog that “talks to itself” and one that is a must-read. Take a look at the tips below and see if you can’t take your blog to the next level. Do blog with a purpose. Sure, many professionals feel they must have a blog now to be au courant. Do follow some basic blogging rules.

Connect your hospital blog with your community

PR Daily

Blogs connect your community hospital with the online health care community. Though blogs are a cheap, simple way to present lots of data and information online, an effective blog is written with intention. Defining a clear target audience for your hospital’s blog(s) is just as important as in traditional forms of marketing. Niche blogging narrows the focus of your message and allows you to connect on a deeper level. Make these links prominent on your blog.

10 outstanding corporate blogs

PR Daily

There seems to be a lot of noise about the "death of the company blog.". In a world with so many shiny balls to chase—such as Snapchat and Instagram—are blogs still viable? A few years ago, I did a comprehensive study of the best company blogs in America, and it''s time to reconsider this channel. What is the state of the art in company blogging? What are the best company blogs today? list, the elite designees would be all tech blogs.

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Top Blogs For PR To Follow

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There are many public relations industry blogs that offer know-how on everything from crafting brilliant media pitches to perfecting presentation skills. But how to determine which blogs are me-too, and which are worth your while? After that, the blog world is your oyster! Follow these blogs to increase your PR acumen. Bad Pitch Blog. But instead of fearing that a pitch may end up in a post, use the blog for good! The Grammarly Blog.

Blogging Upstream

Waxing UnLyrical

Tootzypop , the lifestyle blog I founded for savvy women over 40 , is no exception. Because most successful media follows a formula. I know, I’ve worked in the media my entire career. In women’s online media, the formula is one part fashion and beauty, one part yoga and fitness, one part recipe swap, a ginormous dose of mommy blogging; mix and cover with a thick frosting of e-shopping. The world doesn’t need another fashion blog, yoga site, or recipe roundup.

How to write blogs humans want to read

PR Daily

Here are 10 steps to take before every blog post: 1. If your blog is too difficult to read, your bounce rate will be high and the time spent on page will be very low. The last thing on your blog checklist when writing for humans is to include examples, case studies, and testimonials. A version of this article first appeared on the Spin Sucks blog. The post How to write blogs humans want to read appeared first on PR Daily.

How many blog posts should you publish?

PR Daily

There’s no universal magic number of blog posts that every organization should create per month in order to see results. Though the perfect amount of blog content doesn’t exist, there is a range to shoot for. Depending on what your company goals are and what your capacity is for creating content, you can find a blogging sweet spot. Think of this option as the bare minimum, as in one blog post a week or one blog post every other week.

How to develop (and capture) ideas for your blog

PR Daily

The same principle applies to blog writing: It’s not so hard to write a blog. Ideas for blog posts pop into my head at all sorts of times, many of them inconvenient. After a post on how to leave reading stress behind , a reader asked me to describe my daily shutdown ritual, which gave birth to another recent blog post. Ideas from social media. Whenever a blog post gets my brain humming, I “clip” it and file it.

How does your blog effect the bottom line?

PR Daily

Tell us about the success of your blog, social media campaign and more. Enter PR Daily’s 2019 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards. The post How does your blog effect the bottom line? Content Marketing Marketing Media Relations PR PR Daily Awards Social Media marketing awards social media awardsThe late-submission deadline is April 17. appeared first on PR Daily.

6 Blogs Every PR Pro Should Read

Critical Mention

Blogs are an effective way for PR and marketing pros to get information quickly and easily. With so many blogs out there, the challenge becomes which ones to choose while you’re on your daily commute, coffee break or even at your desk. So we’ve done the research for you and listed our top six blogs that will keep you in the know! Its blog is also very educational. The blog is full of punchy writing and interesting topics.